Monthly Archives: February 2013
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On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Tapan Ghosh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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S. P. of South 24 Parganas dist. Mr. Praveen Tripathi – 033 2479 3333.
Area of disturbance – Village – Herobhanga, P.S. – Canning.
Tens of thousands of Muslims from outside gathered there. Large scale looting / arson of Hindu houses of Nolekhali village going on. Police is there. But police officer seriously injured. 2 police vehicles burnt.
Disturbances spreading to other PS areas like Basanti, Joynagar, Kultali.
Train stopped on Sealdah – Canning line.
Media black out.
All these are happening in reaction of murder of one Moulavi last night. Nobody knows who is this Moulavi, why he is murdered, who murdered him.
In the area of Herobhanga, as far as I know, there is no existence of any Hindu organisations.
Where the dead body of the Moulavi found, the nearest village ‘Nolekhali’ has been fully burnt down – about 100 houses.
Police is not allowing any media to enter the village.
Severe molestation of 5 Hindu women including Lakshmi Naskar (38Year ) by Muslims took place at Kholakhali (under Joynagar PS, but bordering Kultali PS).
Now Muslims are assembling and gheraoing Canning P.S.
Road blockade at many places like Natunhat, Priyor More (Joynagar PS), Bhangankhali (Basanti PS).
Already spread to Sandeshkhali PS of North 24 Parganas dist.
Kolkata – Basanti Road has been blocked at Boyarmari.
Sanjay Singh, resident of Boyarmari, CRPF jawan posted at Goaltor PS of Medinipur dist. has been beaten up at Boyarmari for refusing to get down from his bi-cycle.